Platts reported that according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), uranium production in the United States came to 1,171,278 pounds during the third quarter of 2013, an increase of almost 12 percent from the 1,048,018 pounds it put out in the year-ago quarter. It is also the highest Q3 total since 1999.
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Reuters reported that the largest diversified uranium miner Cameco (TSX:CCO) has announce a delay on the start date of the much anticipated high-grade Cigar Lake uranium mine in the Athabasca Basin. The mine, whose anticipated start date was in 2013, has been pushed to Q2 of 2014.
The largest conventional uranium producer in the United States, Energy Fuels, is en route to increasing its production by 500 percent now that it has finalized its acquisition of Strathmore Minerals.
Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSEMKT:URG) has achieved uranium production at its Lost Creek in-situ recovery project in south-central Wyoming.
Ur-Energy's President, CEO and Director, Wayne Heili, took some time to speak with Uranium Investing News about the company's work in Wyoming and what investors can expect moving forward.
Reuters reported that a report released by the U.N. indicates that Iran is planning on ramping up its uranium enrichment program.
Mining weekly reported that French nuclear company Areva said it reached a record level for its uranium production last year, producing 9,760T.
The increasing likelihood of a future nuclear fuel shortage presents an upside for uranium exploration and development companies with quality projects in prime locations.
Reuters reported Kazakhstan increased uranium production by 8 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2012.
Wyoming is in the midst of a uranium mining renaissance at a time when governments at both the federal and local level are backing domestic energy production. A few of the uranium industry’s rising stars are gaining a strong foothold in the Cowboy State.